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Q.crepe myrtles in high desert

Zone High desert of California. Apple valley. | Joetunes added on September 12, 2015 | Answered

I was looking at your website. Found it very informative. But I have some crepe myrtles that the leaves turn brown then fall of. I live in the high desert of California and the get watered every other day. Thank you for your help.

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Answered on September 14, 2015

It may be caused by a fungus or pests. I would recommend treating the tree with a fungicide and a pesticide. Neem oil is a good organic solution as it is both a fungicide and a pesticide and is systemic, so it will treat the whole tree even if you can't reach the whole tree.

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